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Uttar Pradesh mosques double up as primary schools (With Image)


February 7th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Amid the mushrooming convent schools, mosques still continue to be popular centres of learning at least up to the primary class level in Uttar ... Read more...

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Libya exhibits Gaddafi’s belongings


October 25th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's new authorities have organised an exhibition of personal belongings of late Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, Egypt's MENA agency said Tuesday.Gaddafi, who ran the country ... Read more...

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LeT commander killed in Kashmir gunfight (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) A gunfight between the security forces and militants in south Kashmir's Pulwama district ended Thursday evening after a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrilla commander holed up inside ... Read more...

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Malaysia court debates on name after sex change operation


May 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia), May 26 (IANS) The high court here is in a dilemma over whether or not to allow a person to take a feminine name after a sex ... Read more...

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ISAF vehicle kills 5-year-old boy in southern Afghanistan


March 14th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A young boy was killed on Saturday morning when he was struck by a coalition vehicle in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on ... Read more...

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Malaysia arrests Indonesian pirates after attacking tanker


March 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Wednesday was able to prevent a pirate attack on a cargo vessel off the southern coast of Malaysia, officials ... Read more...

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Malaysian bloggers chalk up revenues of up to RM1mil annually


January 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 24 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, then Malaysian bloggers and blog operators are able to chalk up revenues of up to RM1mil annually.According to Berita Harian, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh protests alleged killing of youth by BSF


January 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi youth Sunday succumbed to injuries allegedly caused during torture by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF), prompting the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) to strongly protest the act. ... Read more...

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Indian’s disappearance in Malaysia being probed


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 23 (IANS) An investigation has been launched into the disappearance of an Indian businessman in Malaysia as police suspect he was murdered. A. Muthuraja arrived here in January to conclude ... Read more...

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Two held in Malaysia for trying to extort money from Indian


September 19th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 19 (IANS) Malaysian police have arrested two people who posed as policemen and telephoned a missing Indian millionaire's wife to demand money for his safe return. Selangor state police ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian admits links with serial killers


September 18th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 (IANS) In a new twist to the probe into a series of killings -- including of four ethnic Indians here, a Malaysian Indian businessman, whose wife was murdered ... Read more...

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Malaysia seeks India’s help to trace missing Indian


September 18th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 (IANS) The Malaysian police have sought help from their Indian counterparts and the Interpol to trace an Indian millionaire who has been missing since January when he arrived ... Read more...

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Indian-origin pilot marries Chinese colleague


August 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 15 (IANS) Two fighter pilots - one of Indian origin and the other of Chinese origin - of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) have got married in one ... Read more...

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Indonesian hardline Muslim cleric arrested


August 9th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 9 (DPA) Indonesian police Monday arrested Muslim cleric Abu Bakar Ba'asyir, the alleged spiritual leader of terror group Jemaah Islamiyah, his lawyer and police officials said. Lawyer Achmad Michdan said the ... Read more...

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Malaysian man beats up rebellious half-nude wife in car


July 13th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (ANI): A 23-year-old Malaysian woman was reportedly thrashed by her husband after he caught her semi-naked in a car parked outside his office.Apparently, she had disobeyed her husband ... Read more...

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Hasina cleared of graft in frigate purchase


May 18th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) The High Court Tuesday quashed all proceedings against Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who was accused of corruption in the purchase of a naval frigate during her ... Read more...

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Malaysia gets its first mainstream gay flick


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 3 (ANI): Dalam Botol, Malaysia's first mainstream gay movie, will hit the theatres at the end of this year.Directed by debutante Khir Rahman, the controversial film's original title was ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Royal Military College set to increase seats for non-Malay students by 30%


February 26th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 26 (ANI): Under the 1Malaysia concept introduced by Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, the Royal Military College (RMC) has decided to increase the intake of non-Malay students by 30 ... Read more...

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Shariah caning sentence for women must be fair and just: Malaysian Minister


February 19th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19(ANI): Malaysian Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil has said that every punishment meted out to Muslim women must be fair and just.The comment came after ... Read more...

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Help on the way for poor Malay Indians


December 31st, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (ANI): Selangor Malaysian Indian Congress Youth wing has established an understanding with the Selangor Welfare Department to register poor Indians in the state to help them get the ... Read more...

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Government to help obese woman in Malaysia


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 23 (IANS) Malaysia's Penang state government will send a dietician and counsellor to visit obese Nurhaniza Ahmad, weighing 170 kg, to offer her help. Penang State Health, Welfare, Caring Society ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

HINDRAF leader Manoharan now a free man


October 4th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Shah Alam (Malaysia), Oct. 4 (ANI): All the restriction placed on Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) leader M. Manoharan's release have been withdrawn.The Star Online quoted Selangor police deputy commissioner Khalid ... Read more...

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Cop to be charged in Malay Indian’s custodial death


September 29th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 29 (ANI): At least one policeman is likely to be charged for voluntarily causing hurt to exhort confession from a Malay-Indian man, A. Kugan, who died in police custody ... Read more...

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Malay centenarian’s shown 23yrs younger in national records!


September 15th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 15 (ANI): She claims to be 107 years old, but the National Registration Department's records in Malaysia show her to be only 84.The revelation about Mek Wook Kondor, ... Read more...

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Sedition charge against Malaysian protesters


September 8th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 8 (IANS) Malaysian Police Tuesday nabbed four of the 12 people allegedly involved in the Aug 28 protest when a severed head of a cow was displayed, trampled and ... Read more...

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Malaysia Airlines opts for IBS crew management solution


June 30th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) IBS Software Services, a city-based IT solutions provider to travel, transportation and logistics industry, has signed an agreement with Malysia Airlines for providing a crew management solution, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Surat gang rape accused slapped on way to court


June 26th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Surat, June 26 (IANS) Shahid Saiyad, who has been accused of raping a teenager with two other men here, was slapped by a youth while he was on his way to a ... Read more...

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Car theft syndicates employing sexy girls to steal amorous men’s cars


June 24th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jun 24 (ANI): Sexy women are helping car theft syndicates steal amorous businessmen's luxury vehicles, says a report.According to the Harian Metro, during the past six months, about 10 businessmen ... Read more...

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Driver’s ’sexploits’ on bus come to an end after rape claims


June 11th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jun 11 (ANI): A bus driver, who has been duping women into having sex with him on board his vehicle at the last stop, has been arrested after a woman ... Read more...

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Malay restaurant offering ’sex’ on menu raided


June 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 4 (ANI): Police in Malaysia have discovered that a restaurant was enjoying brisk business by offering more than just some delectable dishes on the menu-women from China.Cops got suspicious ... Read more...

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Kugans family to send his body samples to Aussie lab


February 6th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 6 (ANI): Body samples of A. Kugan, whose custodial death had created a public uproar in Malaysia, would be sent to Australia for further analysis, said Kugans family ... Read more...

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Not using kids for political mileage: Malaysian Indian lawmaker


December 22nd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 22 (IANS) Fighting accusations that he had exploited children for political mileage, a Malaysian Indian lawmaker has said he would write to the Sultan of Selangor state to clarify ... Read more...

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AirAsia cancels routes to Bangkok


November 27th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines cancelled their flights into and out of Bangkok after Thai authorities closed Suvarnabhumi International Airport. AirAsia, on its website, said all affected customers would automatically receive a refund via ... Read more...

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Malaysian grandfather with three wives and 25 kids now gets a fourth one!


June 10th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 10 (ANI): A 49-year-old Malaysian man has been granted permission to take a fourth wife after fathering 25 children with the other three.Abu Bakar Embong, a grandfather of ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian lawmaker faces string of charges


May 9th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) Three police reports were lodged against Malaysian Indian lawmaker Karpal Singh for allegedly questioning the special rights and authority of the Sultan of the Perak state. Complaining ... Read more...

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